The Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority has been quick to move the emirate out from the shadow of Dubai, emphasising a more natural, sustainable form of tourism. Here Breaking Travel News talks with chief executive Haitham Mattar about his achievements to date and what the future might hold.
Breaking Travel News chats with Abdullah Rashed Al Abdooli, managing director, Al Marjan Island, during the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference in Dubai. He tells us about the property and what it brings to the hospitality sector in Ras Al Khaimah.
Ras Al Khaimah is celebrating further success this year as the emirate welcomes the results of its first visitor satisfaction survey, revealing that the majority of visitors to the region’s fastest growing destination were very satisfied, or satisfied, with their holiday in Ras Al Khaimah.
Al Wadi Desert, Ras Al Khaimah, has launched the Experience Concierge, a ground-breaking new service at the 500-hectare Al Wadi Nature Reserve, reports Phil Blizzard from Dubai.
Mahmoud Mokhtar, country manager, Hilton Hotels, Ras Al Khaimah, speaks to Breaking Travel News about the portfolio of property’s he oversees in this rapidly developing emirate.
The Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority has announced a 12.4 per cent increase in total revenue this year, driven by an increase in total visitors to reach 740,383 in 2015. The news further expands Ras Al Khaimah’s position as a premier tourism destination for a genuine Arabian experience.
Minor Hotel Group will its continued expansion in the United Arab Emirates with its first property in the emirate of Ras Al Khaimah – Anantara Mina Al Arab Ras Al Khaimah Resort. Scheduled to open in 2018, the luxury resort will soon begin development in Mina al Arab, a mixed-use development, separated from the mainland by a small lagoon.
Boasting year-round sunshine, pristine sandy beaches and world-class resorts, just 45 minutes from Dubai, Ras Al Khaimah is the undiscovered Emirate taking the UK by storm. Represented in the UK by London-based PR and sales agency PRMEDIACO, the emirate has recently begun a campaign to increase awareness of the destination and encourage inbound tourism via connections with the UK’s most well-known tour operators.
Boasting year-round sunshine, pristine sandy beaches and world-class resorts, just 45 minutes from Dubai, Ras Al Khaimah is the undiscovered Emirate taking the UK by storm.
Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority has launched a new ‘RAK Tourism’ app, a comprehensive destination application, available for download on all iPad and iPhone devices. The apps features an overview of the emirate’s attractions, hotels, excursions, and events, as well as an image gallery, designed for Ras Al Khaimah visitors and residents alike.
Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority has signed an agreement with Natalie Tours to introduce of twice weekly charter flights from Moscow the emirate. Operating in partnership with Alpha Tours, the flights will run from October 2012 to the end of April 2013.